Tetrabranchiata
Tetrabranchiata Tet`ra*bran`chi*a"ta, n. pl. [NL. See {Tetra-}, and {Branchia}.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of Cephalopoda having four gills. Among living species it includes only the pearly nautilus. Numerous genera and species are found in the fossil state, such as Ammonites, Baculites, Orthoceras, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • Tetrabranchĭata — Tetrabranchĭata, Vierkiemer, s. Tintenschnecken …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Tetrabranchiata — Tetrabranchiāta, s. Kopffüßer …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Tetrabranchiata —   [zu griechisch bránchia »Kiemen«], Bezeichnung für Kopffüßer, die zwei Paar Kiemen besitzen (Perlboote und Ammoniten).   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Tetrabranchiata — Tetrabranchiata, Vierkiemer, Unterklasse der ⇒ Cephalopoda; spiralige, gekammerte Schale; sehr viele Tentakel; vier Kiemen; Nautiloidea mit 6 Arten (rezent Nautilus), fossil Ammonoidea (»Ammoniten«) …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • tetrabranchiata — “+ Etymology: New Latin, from tetra + branchiata synonym of tetrabranchia * * * Tetrabranchia or Tetrabranchiata / brangˈki ə, ki āˈtə/ plural noun (Gr branchia gills) a former order of the nautilus subclass of cephalopods, with four gills • • •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetrabranchiata — tet·ra·branchiata …   English syllables

  • Четырехжаберные — (Tetrabranchiata) отряд класса головоногих (см.) или Cephalopoda типа мягкотелых или Mollusca. Ч. характеризуются присутствием 4 жабр, 4 почек, 4 предсердий и многочисленных лопастей на голове, заменяющих руки, а также присутствием наружной,… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Tetrabranchiate — Tet ra*bran chi*ate, a. [Tetra + branchiate.] (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Tetrabranchiata. n. One of the Tetrabranchiata. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cephalopoda — Ceph a*lop o*da (s[e^]f [.a]*l[o^]p [ o]*d[.a]), n. pl. [NL., gr. Gr. kefalh head + poda: cf. F. c[ e]phalopode.] (Zo[ o]l.) The highest class of Mollusca. [1913 Webster] Note: They have, around the front of the head, a group of elongated… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nautili — Nautilus Nau ti*lus, n.; pl. E. {Nautiluses}, L. {Nautili}. [L., fr. Gr. nayti los a seaman, sailor, a kind of shellfish which was supposed to be furnished with a membrane which served as a sail; fr. nay^s ship. See {Nave} of a church.] 1. (Zo[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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